Tag Archives: Dave Weiman

Tips That Could Save Your Life & Make Surviving An Accident A Little Bit Easier

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 The article entitled “Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning,” featured in the October/November 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine (https://midwestflyer.com/?p=13674), has attracted a lot of attention nationwide! … Continue reading

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Sunglasses – Which Ones To Buy?

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Most aviators know that they should not wear “polarized” sunglasses, and “Sporty’s Pilot Shop,” being a leader in pilot supplies, sells a wide variety of high-quality sunglasses that do … Continue reading

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Major Commercial Airport Contends With Pandemic

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – How does a major commercial airport contend with a pandemic that has all but shut down operations? Answer: Cut any non-essential expenses; temporarily close any … Continue reading

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How Can The Designated Pilot Examiner Program Be Improved?

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2021 issue I am hearing from the aviation community concern that the Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) program, which is administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), could be improved to better … Continue reading

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EAA Chapter Holds Hamburger Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue    

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Midwest Flyer Magazine Online & In Print

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 As announced in the October/November 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, effective with this issue (December 2020/January 2021), we are publishing five (5) issues online, and one … Continue reading

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The Last Light In Patsy Cline’s Life

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Any time I hear about an aircraft accident which is attributed to “pilot error,” I cringe and try to put myself in the pilot’s seat. Was it a matter … Continue reading

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Hungry For A Flying Destination?

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I am sitting at my computer having just sent an email to would-be participants of our 2020 “Canada Fishing Fly-Out” to Miminiska Lodge, Ontario. Miminiska is one of very … Continue reading

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Why we fly them, and how we make them fly?

by Sean Elliott Vice President, Advocacy and Safety Experimental Aircraft Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Course, Good For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 It was time to complete my biennial flight review (BFR), and my flight instructor encouraged me to first take AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Online Course for … Continue reading

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